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Isle of Skye Architects

Posted by on April 7, 2024 – 01:09 pm

Isle of Skye Architects

© Andrew Lee From the architect. Our clients, a family of 5 came to us with a site and a sketch which described their brief. The site is an elevated bare croftland site with views over Dunvegan bay to the Waternish peninsula. It has long views to the north to Isle of Harris and south towards Dunvegan. To the west is a wooded cliff. © Andrew Lee The brief was for an open plan living/dining/lounge but also separate games room and study/sitting room and 4 bedrooms. The main living space can be divided off from the back bedrooms by means of a 3 m sliding…

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London Architecture Guide

Posted by on April 1, 2024 – 09:54 am

London Architecture Guide

London Walking Tours, English Building Guides, Architectural Walks England, Architects Architecture Walks in the British Capital – Exclusive Building Guide England, UK, tailor made for Groups London Walking Tours Contact e-architect fro your walking guide: +44 1620 825722 / isabelle(at)e-architect.co.uk London Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks Our London guided tours are all tailored to suit each booking, we do not allow for bookings to be joined. Our guided tours in the British Capital are all exclusive to each client. Should you be planning…

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Architecture Bookshop London

Posted by on March 22, 2024 – 02:13 am

Architecture Bookshop London

London designers Campaign have installed a cardboard shop selling architecture books as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Called Foldaway Bookshop, the temporary store is stocked by RIBA Bookshops and will be recycles at the end of the installation. Recommendations from London architects and critics are displayed on the walls alongside projected films featuring London landmarks. The shop remains in place until 4 July. Here s some more information from Campaign: Foldaway Bookshop Opening for just 13 days, Foldaway Bookshop is a pop-up…

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Architecture Exhibitions

Posted by on March 2, 2024 – 01:30 am

Architecture Exhibitions

Reuse The Box Sept. 29 – Dec. 23, 2016 Look across Virginia and you will see it, the abandoned big box store. These large, vacant former retail warehouses often sit in weed-infested, crumbling parking lots. The design team, consisting of an international group of architecture graduate students and Architecture Professor Kay Edge of Virginia Tech, began with a plain vacant big-box building. The resulting exhibition, a collaboration between this team of designers and The Branch, showcases how thoughtful architecture and design approaches can initiate…

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Cool buildings in London

Posted by on December 28, 2023 – 11:52 pm

Cool buildings in London

Ed’s Shed/Sunken House; De Beauvoir Road, Hackney Image: Ed Reeve Ed’s Shed, also known as the Sunken House, is a prime example of contemporary minimalism that was built in record time. It was completely finished inside and out within roughly ten months in 2007. From the outside, there is little to indicate that this black wooden box is a house: simply a plain slot window at the front. However, inside the building is characterised by simple shapes and forms, clean lines, tremendous use of light and great attention to the manipulation of space. The…

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Tower of London Architecture

Posted by on December 20, 2023 – 11:31 pm

Tower of London Architecture

The Tower of London was extremely important during the Middle Ages. William the Conqueror started building on the site soon after the Norman Conquest, and was often enlarged and modified by subsequent English monarchs, in the Middle Ages and later as well. It served as fortress and arsenal to protect and control the city of London, royal residence, prison, and symbol of royal authority. It had other, miscellaneous functions as well- for example, the Lion tower housed the royal menagerie until 1834. Though the large Norman keep, called the White…

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Architectural Recruitment Agencies London

Posted by on December 12, 2023 – 11:23 pm

Architectural Recruitment Agencies London

Architectural Recruiters Sites Site Description Jobs for architects, architectural technicians, architectural technologists, cad technicians, Part I, Part II and Part . Specialise in finding architectural jobs for the right candidates with regularly updated vacancies. This site has by far the largest and most comprehensive selection of architectural jobs online in the UK.Features over 600 current jobs including temporary and permanent vacancies. Also features coverage of all the major recruitment agencies in the United Kingdom, as well as major…

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AA address

Posted by on November 18, 2023 – 11:00 pm

AA address

All communications, including email, are treated with the same level of care and attention and are answered in the order in which they are received. G.S.O. staff members are committed to respond as soon as possible, usually within ten (10) business days. To Email G.S.O.: G.S.O. can serve you most efficiently if your email communications are routed to the staff member best able to handle your inquiry or sharing. Please begin this process by selecting one of the choices provided below. For inquiries of a general nature, information about the A.A…

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London City Architecture

Posted by on November 14, 2023 – 10:59 pm

London City Architecture

A tourist’s guide to the architecture of London; a city that combines ancient buildings and important historic sights with ground-breaking contemporary architecture and modern skyscrapers London attracts tourists and sightseers from all over the world, and with good reason! It is a fascinating city to explore, with a striking, surprising and sublime selection of architectural sights both modern and historic. Unlike many of Europe’s other big tourist-destination cities, London’s ancient and historic sights can be found jostling for space right next…

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City of London Architecture

Posted by on October 25, 2023 – 10:20 pm

City of London Architecture

Join us to get an in-depth view of London with our programme of year-round tours and events with specialist guides helping you look at the themes and issues shaping the capital today, from the design of homes, to infrastructure and urban landscapes. Open-City s architecture tours help to sustain the charity as a whole. Click here to find out more about how you can support our initiatives through our Love Architecture Circle. Journey down the Thames looking at iconic landmarks that make London so architecturally diverse. Led by an architect, whose…

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